Island News

Port Blair, 21 Jun 2018/--/Officials and staff of all Central Government Offices functioning at Kendriya Sadan, Ranchi Basti celebrated International Yoga Day with zeal in the auditorium of the Kendriya Sadan on...
Port Blair, 21 Jun 2018/--/The Minister of State for External Affairs, Mr MJ Akbar was shown the pre-world war – II era Japanese Binocular Telescope at Raj Niwas by Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.),...
Port Blair, 21 Jun 2018/--/The Managing Director, National Federation of State Cooperative Banks Ltd. (NAFSCOB) has intimated the Managing Director, A & N State Cooperative Bank Ltd. that NAFSCOB has been presenting...

West Bengal & Other States

Agartala, 18 Jun 2018/--/The overall flood situation has been improved in Tripura, barring a portion of the worst hit Uanakoti district, but passenger train service is has been under suspension in two sections for six days, officials said. The Badarpur-Silchar section in Assam and Manu-Ambassa-...
Shillong, 18 Jun 2018/--/Meghalaya is still a favourite among tourists and the improving law and order situation in Shillong, which witnessed tension early this month, has brought about "positive vibes", aiding tourist inflow, according to state Tourism Minister Metbah Lyngdoh. Clashes in the...

Stand Alone

To mark the launching of the ‘Mith’ tree programme, Sikkim governor Shrinivas Patil and his wife forged a bond of ‘Mith/Mitini’ with Phusrey Champ tre...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Gangtok, 21 Jun 2018/--/Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has encouraged people to take ownership of tourism infrastructure built by the Sikkim government as these have been built for public use. In the course of Jan Seva...
Gangtok, 21 Jun 2018/--/Bollywood singer Mohit Chauhan was presented with the certificate of nomination as Green Ambassador of the state of Sikkim on Thursday in an event named ‘Mith and Mithini Reverence Programme’...
Gangtok, 21 Jun 2018/--/In his interaction with farmers across the country on Wednesday through video conferencing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with the two farmers of Sikkim, Nim Tshering Lepcha of Nandok...

National News

Chandigarh, 31 May 2018/--/The Haryana Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to set up the Haryana State Commission for Scheduled Castes (HSCSC) to "leave no scope for any atrocity" on members of the community. The...
Alibaug, 31 May 2018/--/An IAS officer in Maharashtra has hit upon a novel idea to rope in doctors to combat the menace of malnutrition in tribal areas, by offering them 'weekend getaways' at hotels in those places....

Business News

Mumbai, 30 May 2018/--/The board of India's largest private sector lender ICICI Bank has ordered an independent probe into allegations of 'conflict of interest' and 'quid pro quo' in bank's MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar's...
NEW DELHI, 30 May 2018/--/No bids have been received so far for stake in Air India, the Union government said on Wednesday even as it hoped of getting a good response on the last day of the formal bidding process on...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 30 May 2018/--/Benchmark indices closed lower for the second straight day on Wednesday as political uncertainty in Italy and flaring up of trade tensions between the US and China triggered a global sell-off. Moody's cutting India's 2018 GDP growth forecast added to the sombre mood, with no...

Political Delicacies

24 Dec 2017/--/With Rahul Gandhi’s elevation as Congress president over, all eyes are now on who will all make it into his team. The general view is that Rahul will have a good mix of the old and youn...

North Bengal News

MALDA, 21 Jun 2018/--/Five persons including two women and a child were killed and five others injured in three separate road accidents at different parts in Malda district in the past 24 hours. Two lorries were...
Beijing, 21 Jun 2018/--/China is ready to bolster its ties with landlocked Nepal in infrastructure connectivity, trade and investment under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative, President Xi Jinping on Thursday...
NEW DELHI, 21 Jun 2018/--/The Dalai Lama will launch on July 2 a “happiness curriculum”” for government schools in Delhi for the coming academic session, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday. A day...

Echo World

Beijing, 31 May 2018/--/China today welcomed India and Pakistan's decision to observe the 2003 ceasefire agreement to stop cross-border firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and expressed hope that...
Islamabad, 31 May 2018/--/The Pakistan government today directed the interior ministry to block the national identity card (NIC) and passport of former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, a media report said today...

Reflex Action

21 Jun 2018/--/Twenty-five years ago, as grapevine had it, when the then general secretary of Communist Party of India Indrajit Gupta was reportedly approached to write a forward for the first comprehensive English version of Karl Marx’s Mathematical Manuscripts from the Russian text, the CPI leader...

Editorial

21 Jun 2018/--/Even as monsoon has just started to set in, large parts of India are suffering from an acute water crisis. It is a problem which has long been in the making and growing in intensity. It is a crisis the magnitude and seriousness of which was hardly ever understood by our city-based planners and administrators. As some experts have said, it is a “time bomb that is ticking away”. The f...